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The heavy leaf growth may beThe heavy leaf growth may be the result of too much nitrogen in the soil. The N-P-K of fertilizer means • Nitrogen, for leaf growth • Phosphorus for root growth and fruit production • K = potassium, which helps a plant to fight off disease. To see if you have a second-season opportunity, key your zip code into this page and check the planting table ("Candia, NH" wil be replaced with your location):

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